Workshop: Middle Eastern Animals: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Early Modern to Contemporary Times (University of Vienna, June 27-28, 2019)

At the juncture of Africa, Europe, and Asia, the Middle East boasts deserts, mountains, steppes, valleys and river deltas. Across the region diverse mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects, as well as marine organisms and invertebrates, make their homes. The workshop “Middle Eastern Animals: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Early Modern to Contemporary Times” will focus on this diversity and explore the role non-human animals have played throughout the history of the Middle East.

H-Net Job Guide from 13 May 2019 to 20 May 2019

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 13 May 2019 to 20 May 2019.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Mideast-Politics.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


ISLAMIC HISTORY / STUDIES

Workshop: Middle Eastern Animals: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Early Modern to Contemporary Times (University of Vienna, June 27-28, 2019)

At the juncture of Africa, Europe, and Asia, the Middle East boasts deserts, mountains, steppes, valleys and river deltas. Across the region diverse mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects, as well as marine organisms and invertebrates, make their homes. The workshop “Middle Eastern Animals: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Early Modern to Contemporary Times” will focus on this diversity and explore the role non-human animals have played throughout the history of the Middle East.

H-Net Job Guide from 6 May 2019 to 13 May 2019

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 6 May 2019 to 13 May 2019.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Mideast-Politics.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


JEWISH HISTORY / STUDIES

To attend in Turin: "Italy and the Suez Canal", 23-24 May 2019

The International Conference "Italy and the Suez Canal, a Global History from the mid-19th Century to the Present" will be held in Turin at the University of Turin (Campus Luigi Einaudi, Sala lauree rossa, Lungo Dora Siena 100/A) and the Accademia delle Scienze (Sala dei Mappamondi, via Accademia delle Scienze 6) on May 23 and 24 2019.

International Conference "Italy and the Suez Canal", Turin, 23-24 May 2019

The International Conference "Italy and the Suez Canal, a Global History from the mid-19th Century to the Present" will be held in Turin at the University of Turin (Campus Luigi Einaudi, Sala lauree rossa, Lungo Dora Siena 100/A) and the Accademia delle Scienze (Sala dei Mappamondi, via Accademia delle Scienze 6) on May 23 and 24 2019.

To attend in Berlin: Transit Migration

Lost and Gained on the Way Placing‚Transit‘ Migration in Europe, Africa and Asia
Conference, 13–14 May 2019 (Programme attached)

Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient Kirchweg 33 14129 Berlin

 

Convenors Hilal Alkan (ZMO) Katharina Lange (ZMO) 

Postdoctoral Scholar - Teaching Fellow, Middle East Studies, University of Southern California, Department of Middle East Studies

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May 8, 2019

Postdoctoral Scholar - Teaching Fellow, Middle East Studies, University of Southern California, Department of Middle East Studies

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May 8, 2019

Estefan on Agémian, 'Afaf Zurayk: Journeys'

The following book review from H-AMCA may be of interest to some H-Women list members.

Author: 

Sylvia Agémian

Reviewer: 

Kareem Estefan

 

Sylvia Agémian. Afaf Zurayk: Journeys. Beirut: Twig Collaborative/Saleh Barakat Gallery, 2019. 96 pp.

 

Reviewed by Kareem Estefan (Brown University)
Published on H-AMCA (May, 2019)
Commissioned by Jessica Gerschultz (University of Kansas)

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